Thursday, August 30, 2007

Lulu Thinks This May Be A Better Word

the earlier word, Lulu thinks, is more apropriate to describe Lulu's initial reaction.
A better word to describe the whole situation would be
LUDICROUS Unabridged (v 1.1)
lu·di·crous /ˈludɪkrəs/
causing laughter because of absurdity; provoking or deserving derision; ridiculous; laughable: a ludicrous lack of efficiency.
—Synonyms farcical. See funny.

American Heritage Dictionary
lu·di·crous (lōō'dĭ-krəs)
adj. Laughable or hilarious because of obvious absurdity or incongruity.
See Synonyms at foolish.

Online Etymology Dictionary
- ludicrous
1. broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce; "the wild farcical exuberance of a clown"; "ludicrous green hair" [syn: farcical]
2. incongruous;inviting ridicule; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "that's a cockeyed idea"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous" [syn: absurd]

Lulu hopes that she has enriched your vocabulary today.



ghostline said...

I have another word: 'TRAGEDY'.

Tunku Abdul Rahman must be turning in his grave to see the 50th Merdeka celebration featuring a low-life like KJ as the centrepiece.

Chicken Ball said...

I got another word "WAYANG".

Anonymous said...

Where does ludicrous end and repulsion begin?